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HIGHLIGHTS

MODERN DESIGN AUCTION MONDAY 30 JULY 2018, MELBOURNE

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AUCTION CATALOGUE VOLUME 11 ISSUE 11

Front Cover 1 GERRIT RIETVELD ‘ZIG-ZAG’ CHAIR FOR CASSINA $2,000-3,000

Inside Cover 10 ALDO NASON MURANO GLASS CHANDELIER FOR MAZZEGA $3,500-5,500

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HIGHLIGHTS

MODERN DESIGN AUCTION MONDAY 30 JULY 2018 AT 6.30PM, MELBOURNE

VIEWING 333 Malvern Road, South Yarra VIC 3141 Wednesday 25 July, 9am-8pm Saturday 28 July, 10am-4pm Sunday 29 July, 10am-4pm

CONTACT

Anna Grassham Head of Modern Design | BA Contemporary Arts (03) 8825 5637 | 0415 076 480 anna.grassham@leonardjoel.com.au

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50 GERRIT RIETVELD ‘637 UTRECHT’ ARMCHAIR FOR CASSINA $4,000-5,000


70 ACHILLE CASTIGLIONI ‘SNOOPY’ LAMP FOR FLOS $1,500-2,000

Italians Do It Better Italian furniture design, like most art forms coming out from Italy will never

Whatever your taste you can be rest assured that this collection reflects

go out of style. This may be a bold statement to make, however, you only

contemporary culture along with a unique mix of creativity, innovation and

have to look back through history to find that their atheistics have stood the

personality.

test of time and continue to break new ground. Manufacturers such as B&B Italia and Cassina continue to evolve and offer For centuries, Italian manufacturers have used only the best materials and,

distinctive design products and propose a type of European lifestyle, no

more importantly, are renowned for some of the most distinctive furniture

matter where your home is.

designers in history. This includes luminaries such as Ettore Sottsass, Gio Ponti, Patricia Urquiola, Gaetano Pesce and Antonio Citterio to name

So enjoy yourself this July, lash out the Italian way, buy something amazing,

but a few.

indulge and feel great about it.

The July auction presents a stunning collection of Italian furniture from major

Anna Grassham, Head of Modern Design

manufacturers such as Cassina, Poltrona Frau, B&B Italia and Artemide. There are early pieces from designers such as Paolo Buffa and Silvio Cavatorta, that include card tables, mirrored sideboards and credenza’s with stunning marble.

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90 FRANCOIS AZAMBOURG ‘MR. BUGATTI’ FLOOR LAMP FOR CAPPELLINI $1,500-2,500

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91 FRANCOIS AZAMBOURG ‘MR. BUGATTI’ FLOOR LAMP FOR CAPPELLINI $1,500-2,500


60 LUCA NICHETTO ‘LA MISE’ ARMCHAIR FOR CASSINA $2,000-3,000

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20 FRANCO ALBINI ‘ 839 TL3’ TABLE FOR CASSINA $1,500-2,500

30 LE CORBUSIER ‘LC15’ TABLE FOR CASSINA $3,000-4,000

(Opposite) 100 CARLO SCARPA ‘RIALTO’ THREE PIECE COMPOSITION FOR CASSINA $2,000-3,000 7


55 PATRICIA URQUIOLA ‘BLOOMY’ CHAIR FOR MOROSO $800-1,200

31 FRANCO ALBINI ‘837’ CHAISE LONGUE FOR CASSINA $4,000-6,000

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99 EERO AARNIO ‘SCREW’ TABLE FOR EERO AARNIO ORIGINALS $1,000-1,500

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80 GIANFRANCO FRATTINI NEST OF TABLES FOR CASSINA $1,000-1,500

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65 ANTONIO CITTERIO PAIR OF ‘MART MPG1’ CHAIRS FOR B&B ITALIA $2,000-3,000

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101 ANTONIO CITTERIO ‘BAISITY’ THREE SEAT SOFA FOR B&B ITALIA $3,000-4,000

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85 JAIME HAYON ‘REACTION POETIQUE’ TABLE FOR CASSINA $800-1,200

75 MARIO BELLINI ‘CAB’ LOUNGE CHAIR FOR CASSINA $3,000-4,000

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15 SIMON STUDIO ‘CONSTANTIN’ TABLE FOR CASSINA $1,000-1,500


95 PHILIPPE STARCK “MYWORLD” SOFA FOR CASSINA $5,000-7,000

25 GIULIO CAPPELLINI PAIR OF ‘BONG’ TABLES $600-800

35 MARCO ZANUSO ‘720 LADY’ FOR CASSINA $3,000-4,000

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120 LE CORBUSIER & CHARLOTTLE PERRIAND LIMITED EDITION ‘LC4’ CHAISE FOR CASSINA $5,000-7,000

130 CHAROLTTE PERIAND ‘NUAGE’ SIDEBOARD FOR CASSINA $3,000-5,000

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“La semplicita e la cosa piu difficile del mondo” VICO MAGISTRETTI

150 VICO MAGISTRETTI ‘NUVOLA’ ROSSA BOOKCASE FOR CASSINA $3,000-5,000

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121 PIERO LISSONI PAIR OF ‘NOTE’ LOW TABLES FOR CASSINA $800-1,200

160 MARCEL WANDERS ‘BIG SHADOW’ LAMP FOR CAPPELLINI $1,000-2,000

140 LE CORBUSIER & CHARLOTTE PERRIAND ‘LC3’ SOFA FOR CASSINA $4,000-6,000

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Recommended Carriers Jarrad Thorsen 0419 895 817 Peter Simpson 0411 462 729 Ron Jones 0407 339 009 Michael Alati 0411 427 178 (smaller item suitable for a van) Interstate Removals King & Wilson 1300 368 893 Mullumbimby removals (02) 6684 2198

Information about the PMCH Act, the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Regulations 1987 and the 1970 UNESCO Convention, can be found on the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts website at: http://www.environment.gov.au/heritage/movable/index.html

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Sale Rooms MELBOURNE 333 Malvern Road, South Yarra, Melbourne VIC 3141 Telephone: (03) 9826 4333 Facsimile: (03) 9826 4544 Interstate: 1800 264 333 SYDNEY 39 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney NSW 2025 Telephone: (02) 9362 9045 Facsimile: (03) 9826 4544 Interstate: 1800 264 333 email: info@leonardjoel.com.au

COLLECTABLES Nora Merralls, Manager & Specialist Administrator Dominic Kavanagh MFA, Specialist LUXURY Bethany McGougan, BA Hons, MSc, Manager, Jewellery & Luxury MODERN DESIGN Anna Grassham, BA Contemporary Arts, Head of Modern Design

Thursdays at Leonard Joel FURNITURE Tanith Harley, Manager William Broadhurst, Assistant Toby Lennox-Hilton, Assistant

leonardjoel.com.au MANAGING DIRECTOR & NATIONAL HEAD OF COLLECTIONS John Albrecht BA LLB MBA

Leonard Joel Specialists ART Sophie Ullin BA Hons, National Head of Art Olivia Fuller BArtTh, Specialist Jane Messenger, Specialist, Sydney Lucy Foster EMA, Specialist Phoebe Ellis, Specialist Daizi Zheng, Administrator ABORIGINAL ART Sophie Ullin BA Hons, National Head of Art DECORATIVE ARTS Chiara Curcio BA, Head of Decorative Arts, Melbourne Hamish Clark, Head of Sydney Office Dominic Kavanagh MFA, Assistant Trevor Fleming, BA (Asian Studies), M.Mgmt (Arts), Specialist, Japanese Art Carl Wantrup, Specialist, Asian Art JEWELLERY John D’Agata F.G.A.A., National Head of Jewellery Elizabeth Stannard, BMus (Hons) GG AJP (GIA), Senior Specialist Bethany McGougan, BA Hons, MSc, Manager, Jewellery & Luxury Maria Fayyaz-Toussi, Specialist, Sydney Karen Tidball F.G.A.A., Assistant Kerry Dobson BCA, MA, Administrator Mary Kenny BA, Dip. Ed., Consultant Henrietta Maiyah, Consultant

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OBJECTS & COLLECTABLES Maxine Winning, Manager Moi Rogers, Assistant VALUATIONS Caroline Tickner, BA Hons, F.G.A.A., Head of Valuations ACCOUNTS Marie McCarthy, Chief Financial Officer Michelle Draper, Account Manager Andrea Del Campo, Accountant FRONT OFFICE Kim Clarke, Front of House Manager Amelia Lewis, Receptionist Faraday Boydell, Administrator Keryn Gilchrist, Database OPERATIONS & LOGISTICS Anthony Riepsamen, Manager COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING Claire Mazzone, Manager Nicole Kenning, Marketing Consultant PHOTOGRAPHY Adam Obradovic, Senior Photographer Joseph Hammond, Photographer DESIGN Maria Rossi, Graphic Artist e-mail all lower case firstname.surname@leonardjoel.com.au


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